Bug#537964: video-radeon: Re: poor performance on rotated display

Michel Dänzer daenzer at debian.org
Mon Jan 18 07:43:32 PST 2010

On Mon, 2010-01-18 at 02:13 +0100, Michal Suchanek wrote: 
> Package: xserver-xorg-video-radeon
> Version: 1:6.12.4-2
> Severity: normal
> File: video-radeon
> The bug is back with the latest X server and radeon driver.
> Worked with X 1.6.5 and radeon git20091121.


> (II) RADEON(0): XAA Render acceleration unsupported on Radeon 9500/9700 and newer. Please use EXA instead.
> (II) RADEON(0): Render acceleration disabled
> (II) RADEON(0): num quad-pipes is 1
> (II) RADEON(0): Using XFree86 Acceleration Architecture (XAA)

Rotation isn't (and probably won't ever be) accelerated with XAA. Try

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